About the PRC
The Population Research Center is an interdisciplinary research unit of the University of Texas at Austin that provides support for population-related research projects at UT. Faculty researchers come from departments all across campus. Our researchers' projects focus primarily on health disparities, parenting, partnering and human development, educational inequality and opportunity, and socioeconomic inequality and work.
Watch PRC Brown Bags
Many of the PRC Brown Bag Seminar presentations from Spring 2010 onward are available for viewing. Watch Brown Bag Presentations.
The project “Relationships and Health: Comparing Union Types” will assess how marriage influences health for different types of marital unions.
With funding from the Society of Family Planning, the Tx-PEP project continues research on the impact of legislation affecting reproductive health enacted during the 2011 Texas Legislative Session.
The National Science Foundation has awarded PRC researchers with a grant to study how STEM skills and training contribute to workforce success in midlife.
The highest teaching honor, the Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Awards recognize faculty with outstanding performance in the classroom and dedication to innovation in undergraduate instruction.
PRC Faculty Research Associate and Training Director Kelly Raley will begin her 3-year term on the Board of Directors of the Population Association of America beginning in 2014.